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The population of Chester is approximately 18,000 (2000), 20987 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 5,839 (1990), 7985 (2010).

The amount of land area in Chester is 33.646 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.321 sq kilometers.
The distance from Chester to Washington DC is 109 miles. The distance to the Virginia state capital is 12 miles. (as the crow flies)
Chester is positioned 37.35 degrees north of the equator and 77.43 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Chester location: about ten miles south of Richmond near Petersburg. Interstate 95 forms the community's eastern border, while the communities of Bellwood, Harrowgate and Courthouse are located to the north, south and east, respectively. The community of Enon lies east of Chester. US Route 1 and State Route 10 cut through Chester. It is also located where both routes intersect.

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Chester history:

Here is a history page for Chester.

Chester is of the county's older, unincorporated villages. It is a growing area. Back in the mid 1800's, Chester was on the county's main east-west road, the Bermuda Hundred Road. Also, several railroads intersected there.
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